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A Theoretical model for the transmission dynamics of the Buruli Ulcer with saturated treatment
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-08)
The management of the Buruli ulcer (BU) in Africa is often accompanied by limited resources, delays in treatment, and macilent capacity in medical facilities. These challenges limit the number of infected individuals that ...
A comparison of elasticities of viral levels to specific immune response mechanisms in human immunodeficiency virus infection
(BioMed Central, 2014-10)
Background The presence of an asymptomatic phase in an HIV infection indicates that the immune system can partially control the infection. Determining the immune mechanisms that contribute significantly to the partial ...
scikit-image : image processing in Python
scikit-image is an image processing library that implements algorithms and utilities for use in research, education and industry applications. It is released under the liberal Modified BSD open source license, provides a ...
Niche construction on environmental gradients : the formation of fitness valley and stratified genotypic distributions
The process of niche construction can alter the trajectory of natural selection through organism-environment feedback. As such, the mechanism and impact of niche construction can be better investigated along environmental ...
The post-literacy perceptions of newly literate adult learners at a rural community learning centre
(Stellenbosch University, 2014)
Literature suggests that post-literacy (PL) is a seriously under-researched field in most African countries including South Africa. Various authors emphasise the importance of PL to prevent relapsing into illiteracy, the ...
Freedom to read : a personal account of the ‘book famine’
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014-11)
Even in the digital age, access to literature and other information for people with print impairments remains extremely poor, especially in the developing world. Reading access holds cascading implications for education, ...
On the unethicality of disablism : excluding intellectually impaired individuals from participating in research can be unethical
(AOSIS Publishing, 2012-09)
Introduction: As coconstructors of studies that may affect them directly, adults living with intellectual impairment need not be excluded as coresearchers. Assuming that these adults do not have capacity to consent as ...
Potential energy landscape of the two-dimensional XY model: Higher-index stationary points
(AIP Publishing LLC, 2014-06-12)
The application of numerical techniques to the study of energy landscapes of large systems relies on sufficient sampling of the stationary points. Since the number of stationary points is believed to grow exponentially ...
On the use of spreadsheet algebra programmes in the professional development of teachers from selected township high schools
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This paper reports on the initial stages of a small-scale project involving the use of ‘spreadsheet algebra programmes’ (SAPs) in the professional development of eight teachers from three township high schools. In terms ...
Mechanism of tetrachloroplatinate(II) oxidation by hydrogen peroxide in hydrochloric acid solution
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014)
See PDF file for an abstract.